Year: 1989 Source: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 1989, p.15-18 SIEC No: 19890928

The Task Force on Youth Suicide reports on Recommendation 1 which involves developing accurate, timely, & valid data on suicide & suicide attempts. This is subdivided into 1) developing uniform criteria for suicide, 2) establishing community based surveillance systems for suicide attempts, & 3) examining unusual suicide patterns. An action plan is described for each of the parts. (CM)